Jessica Palumbo; Frostburg First for the 3rd time!


Jessica is back to discuss all of the wonderful upcoming events and improvements to the city and NEW businesses that have opened in Frostburg since her last appearance on the show.

The City of Frostburg is participating in Small Business Saturday on November 26 it will include FREE wrapping of any item purchased during the event at local businesses. It is truly a one-stop holiday prep that supports local business and your community.

For a full schedule of events make sure to check out their WEBSITE  and FACEBOOK page, Twitter:@frostburgfirst and Instagram: @frostburgfirst




Shawn Hershberger; CEDC


Shawn returns to the show and we had a chance to catch up and discuss the developments with the various projects slated for 2016-2017. The CEDC is committed to economic growth in the City of Cumberland through business attraction, retention, and expansion, therefore creating jobs, increasing the tax base, and better positioning the community for the future. For more information check out their Website! 

Are you interested in starting your own brewery, distillery, or winery?? This event is for you!


Highlands American Music Series


Gregg Wolff the founder and chairman of the Highlands American Music Series is (back see episode 24 ) to discuss this newly formed non-profit continuing 12 year a history of brining American Music to our area. Gregg with other the other board members are starting with two concerts being held Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, featuring national touring acts the Gibson Brothers and Tim O’Brien. Each event will be held at the Palace Theatre in Frostburg Maryland a great intimate venue.

For more information check out their Website where you can BUY TICKETS and make Donations.



Indie Lit Festival




Jen Browne the head of Frostburg State University’s Center for Literary Arts joins us to discuss the 10th annual Indie Lit Festival.  The festival is taking place October 14-15 2016 in Frostburg Maryland and will feature panel discussions, readings, and 30 independent presses.  This event is FREE and open to the public and not to be missed. For more information visit their Website  Facebook Page or stop in to the Center Located at 22 E Main Street in Frostburg MD.


Queen City Film Festival 2016




David and Eve are back with 69 new films in eight categories that will be shown from October 6-9 2016 at the Ramada Inn in Downtown Cumberland. This is the fifth annual Queen City Film Fest and they are excited to be offering several films made in or about Maryland. The process for making this festival a success starts in April by reviewing submissions, selecting films and putting together a fantastic film festival.  They have included their  top three picks for films not to miss, buy your tickets and support this great non-profit

Make sure to purchase your tickets HERE

Download your own schedule HERE

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Tickets HERE 


Heidi Gardner; One Act Play Festival


Heidi joins us to discuss the 7th annual One-Act Play Festival that is being held September 24 at the Palace Theatre in Frostburg MD. This is the one and only festival in our area to feature new original work. Three One-Act plays will be performed and a discussion will take place after each performance.

The Center of Literary Arts is located at 22 East Main Street in Frostburg, MD they host several events throughout the year including the Indie Lit. Fest happening Oct. 14-15 2016.

Check out the CLA’s Podcast “The Speakeasy” 


Arts Council Fall Events




Executive director Chris Sloan is back to discuss all of the exciting fall art events happening at the Art’s Council and the Artist Studio Tour in October.  Each event is free and open to the public and creates an opportunity to bring the world of art to our area.

For more information on the events please click on the links provided below.

September 10th is the ArtsWalk  


The New Normal Opening  


October 22-23 and 29-30 is the Artist Studio Tour 


The Crystal Chalice Awards




Christopher and Shannon return to the show to discuss their annual Crystal Chalice Awards Ceremony to celebrate the amazing global community . A variety of awards will be given to local and global participates this year. They have booked a larger venue to host a variety of events that will coincide with the awards. Make sure to purchase your tickets early to plan your outfit, this is sure to be a fun evening.


For more information check out the following links!

Facebook Page


Frostburg Fiber Depot Turns 1 !!



Jennie Clark returns to the show to celebrate her 1 year anniversary. They will be hosting a party August 20, 2016 from 5-8 at the shop and unveiling new yarns. If you have ever wanted to knit, now is the time!

For more information check out their Website, Facebook & Instagram

Jennie is a well traveled knitter and she started her newest adventure by opening her own yarn store in August 2015. The Frostburg Fiber Depot specializes in lovely american made yarn and select international makers. Jennie always has a line-up of classes designed to nurture beginners and inspire the experienced artist. This area is full of wonderful knitters and this shop is a great space to encourage the growth of this community!


Greg Malloy; Artist


Greg Malloy is back for episode 80 to discuss his latest art show at the Gilchrist Gallery in Cumberland MD will be displayed for the entire month of August 2016. His latest show was inspired by the flowers in bloom after all the rain of the early summer. He has several large-scale pieces in this show, but has smaller art to help fill any empty wall you might have. Greg currently has his work displayed at City Hall and you can purchase his art at Mountain Shine Creative. Contact Greg Malloy via Facebook and his Website

Enjoy !